Argumentum ad verecundiam

… Campaigns are rife with logical fallacies aimed at whipping up voters and herding them to the polls. Some are deceptively difficult to recognize, while others are familiar but no less seductive. …

So with the help of Cornell’s [Sam] Nelson and Storey Clayton, a debate coach for Rutgers University Debate Union, here’s an election-season primer to help people at home spot the top five logical fallacies so far in this year’s presidential campaign. [cont.]

Scott Neuman, NPR